ablutophobia

ablutophobia

Morbid fear of bathing.

Ablutophobia

Fear of washing or bathing.

ablutophobia

Psychology Fear of washing or bathing. See Phobia.
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There are actually hundreds of named phobias ranging from Ablutophobia (irrational fear of washing or bathing) to Zoophobia (fear of animals).
It's just one of a list of bizarre terrors ranging from washing - ablutophobia - to the modern nightmare of nomophobia - not getting a mobile phone signal.
Of course, this is a populist survey designed to attract publicity, and doesn't tackle the full gamut of phobias, that stretch in their hundreds from ablutophobia (fear of washing or bathing) to zoophobia (fear of animals).
Ablutophobia is the fear of washing oneself, which just happens to be one of the big activities in the bathroom.
It covers anything from ablutophobia (scared of bathing), octophobia (the figure 8) to zemmiphobia (the great mole rat).
Seymour Segnit, of The Phobia Clinic, has never met a phobia that couldn't be overcome in less than 24 hours, from Ablutophobia (washing) to Zoophobia (animals).
Well pardon me if I find nomophobia about as unusual as ablutophobia (fear of washing) or Walloonophobia (fear of Walloons) and a whole lot more strange fears you can find on www.